Arbitral institutions and hearing centres

Ask Jackie: LCIA chief takes questions in Paris

At a Q&A for Paris Arbitration Week, LCIA director general Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof discussed what makes the perfect arbitrator, why institutional appointments are a good thing, and the use of “closet” tribunal secretaries.

22 September 2021

Dubai scraps DIFC-LCIA

In a shock move, Dubai has abolished the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, along with the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre, and transferred their property, staff and cases to the Dubai International Arbitration Centre – DIAC.

20 September 2021

Chair of ICC commission to step down

Finnish arbitrator Carita Wallgren-Lindholm has announced she is stepping down as chair of the ICC commission on arbitration and ADR.

16 September 2021

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Fifteen new panels have been formed at ICSID in the past seven weeks, including first-time appointments for Egypt’s Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Kenya’s Githu Muigai SC, Sweden’s Jakob Ragnwaldh and Carlos Concepción of the US.

02 September 2021

SCC launches express dispute resolution tool

The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has launched the “SCC Express,” a new tool in which parties can receive a legal assessment of their dispute for a fixed fee in three weeks.

05 August 2021

ICC's South Asia director joins chambers in Singapore

The ICC International Court of Arbitration’s former director for South Asia and co-chair of the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum Asia Chapter, Abhinav Bhushan, is joining 39 Essex Chambers.

04 August 2021

ICC Court to build LGBTQIA network

The ICC International Court of Arbitration is to build a LGBTQIA network in its latest move to champion diversity and inclusivity

30 July 2021

Bahrain centre sees accelerating growth in caseload

The Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution has revealed that in the past 12 months to date, 57 new cases have submitted to it, representing 16% of its total caseload over the past 11 years.

22 July 2021

New rules for investment disputes in Vienna

The Vienna International Arbitration Centre has adopted new investment arbitration and mediation rules that it says are particularly suited for smaller claims that “fall through the cracks” – while also updating its standard rules to address third-party funding and remote hearings.

21 July 2021

CAS names lords of the rings

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced the arbitrators who will hear disputes and doping cases arising during the Tokyo Olympics.

15 July 2021

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